Stephanie Law is a Toronto-based screenwriter and filmmaker who is a passionate advocate for inclusion, diversity, and representation in the media industries – in front of and behind the scenes. She was selected to participate in the two national mentorship programs: the inaugural Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) Diverse Screenwriters Program, and the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) National Mentorship Program. She has worked for film production companies, film festivals, and non-profit organizations, including Triptych Media/Union Pictures, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, and Women in Film and Television – Toronto.
Stephanie's first major short film, Little Miss Jihad, received the Emerging Artist Award from the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, and funding from the Ontario Arts Council. The short film screened at multiple festivals around the world, including the Seoul International Youth Film Festival, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Kaliber35 Munich International Short Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival (U.K.), and the Dubai Film Market. She received her B.F.A. Honours in Film Production and Screenwriting from York University. She is currently developing a feature project, SMASH SMASH REVOLUTION, as part of the National Screen Institute's Features First program (Canada). (The opinions and viewpoints represented in Stephanie's published articles are strictly her own, and do not reflect the opinions of any of the above organizations.)
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